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The Return of an Icon…

Words by Dave Butcher

on 18/02/2021 12:28:28

Assos back at 700 Assos are a cycling apparel brand synonymous with quality and performance and are famed particularly for their shorts. Based in Switzerland on the border with Italy, Assos have been at the forefront of cycling clothing since the introduction in 1976, of their then revolutionary lycra cycling short. Over the years.... More

Fading perspective.

Words by Dave Butcher

on 09/01/2021 09:39:30

Sigh. Here we go again. Another year, another Covid. I’ll be honest (standard) 2020 was a mixed bag for me, both personally and from a business point of view. I have found it quite difficult to resolve as a year. The highs were significant for me :  I moved house to.... More

Forever Bikes : Joanne and John’s Moots Vamoots DRs

Words by Dave Butcher

on 06/11/2020 00:03:40

OVERVIEW John and Joanne ride a fair amount. Joanne in particular is a racer at heart and dedicated cyclist, at the time she visited us she was still pushing a 53 x 25. Strong. Earlier this year, before Covid.... More

Custom Sarto Build : Neill’s Lampo Plus

Words by Dave Butcher

on 03/11/2020 11:12:23

OVERVIEW A great part of being stockists for Sarto is that we get clients from all over the country come to the store for a full Guru Bike Fit and a conversation around their dream bike. Neill was one such case. Neill came to us with a dream bike in mind.... More

Tubeless : The (W)hole Story!

Words by Dave Butcher

on 19/08/2020 16:40:00

Note : This began as a write up for a range of new tubeless tyres and it quickly became a rambling missive on tubeless tyres in general - built upon several years of fighting with tubeless (interspersed with joyous moments of finding excellent tyre-rim combinations that improve your day in the workshop) and the constant education that is required for.... More

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